Excerpts from a feature in Defense News, a non-governmental news site.

Missile Defense Agency director wants less complex, more mobile Aegis Ashore

The Missile Defense Agency director says he’d like to see the Aegis Ashore ballistic missile defense system….become a less complex and more mobile asset.

The U.S. has had a fully operational Aegis Ashore site in Deveselu, Romania, since 2016, but has struggled to build a second fixed site in Redzikowo, Poland.


The Aegis Ashore system is still at roughly 95 percent complete….


“Element distribution, mobility, and other means of deception will be fundamental to adapt the air and missile defense enterprise to the high-end challenge,” against Russia and China….